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WELCOME TO 

HELLO KIDS

DENTISTRY

Hello Kids Dentistry is a pediatric dental practice providing comprehensive dental care for infants, children, and young adults in a warm, caring and child-friendly environment. We are proud to be serving children in the communities of Bothell, Woodinville, Kenmore, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, Kirkland, and surrounding areas.

At Hello Kids Dentistry, we know how important a child’s early dental experiences are and how they set the foundation for a lifetime of excellent oral health. Our team has a holistic approach to oral health which focuses on prevention and overall health, not only treatment. Preventive dentistry is particularly important for children, whose teeth, mouth and gums are still developing. Preventing abnormal growth and cavities in children is easier, painless and less costly than treating dental problems after growth is complete. More importantly, having a healthy mouth helps children maintain better nutrition, self-confidence, and overall health through life.

At Hello Kids Dentistry, we provide all children access to quality and affordable oral health care in a technologically-advanced & comfortable setting. We give you and your child something to smile about with our personalized care and variety of services.

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TEAM

Hello Kids Dentistry is proud to have some of the most talented individuals helping us provide the best care to our patients. Our team truly defines who we are and we are happy to brag about them. To learn more about our wonderful team members, schedule a visit to take our HKD Office Tour!

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Dr. Javid Osafi

Board-certified pediatric dentist

As the founder of Hello Kids Dentistry, Dr. Osafi specializes in the treatment of patients with severe dental anxiety. As a Pediatric Dentist in Seattle, Dr. Osafi is committed to providing a safe, fun and awesome environment for children to receive dental care.

Dr. Patricia Benton

Board-certified pediatric dentist

A native of Pacific Northwest, Dr. Annikka is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, and a recipient of the prestigious Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award, scoring in the top 3% of all candidates who took the ABPD written board examination. She is extremely passionate about pediatric dentistry and helping the little ones have the best experience at the dentist.

Teodora Naydenova, R.N.

Pediatric nurse

operations manager

Teodora is a very dedicated pediatric nurse who has been a part of the Hello Kids Dentistry team since its inception. She is originally from Las Vegas, Nevada and has extensive experience in healthcare management and multi-specialty pediatric care.

 

Kristine V.

Office manager

Kristine is an extremely organized leader who leads by example. She has an amazing creative side and is in love with doing office decorations for the holidays.

Alina M.

Treatment Coordinator

Alina is our community relations care coordinator. She has the heart for all children and is devoted to delivering the highest quality customer service to all our patients. She is a true gem.

Michelle S.

Patient Coordinator

Michell is the general anesthesia coordinator. She comes from an extensive medical and surgical background and has contributed tremendously to the HKD Team.

Cynthia G

Dental Assistant

Just an amazing person all around, Cynthia is extremely diligent with her work and is always smiling. Cynthia provides extensive detail to our patients regarding their benefits.  

Isabel R.

Dental Assistant

Isabel is super example a perfect Pediatric Dental Assistant. Her positive attitude makes her a sunshine to be around and always willing to go above and beyond to make every chid smile.

Maria P.

Lead Dental Assistant

 Maria is a valuable part of the dental team who always performs her duties with a positive and caring attitude. Maria is a vital team player as our Lead Dental Assistant.

Charlyn R.

Dental Assistant

Charlyn is a vital member of our team. She joined us in June 2019, but has been in the field for a while and has extensive experience in Pediagtric Dentistry. 

Tina M.

Dental Assistant

Tina comes with more than 10 years of experience as a dental assistant and serves as our practice safety officer.

Shaylen L.

Dental Assistant

Shay is an experienced dental assistant with years of front office and back office experience. She enjoys working with families to ensure the details don't get missed.

javid f. osafi, dmd

board-certified pediatric dentist

education

  • american board of pediatric dentistry, diplomate

  • Residency in pediatric specialty training, Children's Hospital Colorado

  • Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD), University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Undergraduate degree in science in biology, UNLV

awards

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society Inductee - UNLV

  • Doctorate Dean's Award for Top Academic Performance - UNLV

  • American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology - DMD Award

  • American Association of Orthodontics - Excellence in Achievement

  • Achievement in Biomedical Sciences / Top Achievement Award

affiliations

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

  • International Association of Dental Research

  • American Dental Association

  • American Dental Eductation Association

research

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  1. Differential effects of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D₃ on oral squamous cell carcinomas in vitro, Javid Osafi DMD a , Christine J. Bergman PhD, RD d & Karl Kingsley PhD, MPH - Journal of Dietary Supplements - March 2014

  2. Efficacy of Interim Therapeutic Restorations in reducing incidence of dental treatment under General Anesthesia in pediatric patients Javid Osafi DMD a , Scott Hamilton, DDS d & Andrew Hammes, MS - AAPD Poster Presentation 2017 - COMIRB Approval

Dr. Javid F. Osafi is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has a deep passion for working with children and his primary goal as a pediatric dentist is to ensure all children have access to proper dental care. He received his bachelor’s of science in Biology with a minor in music composition from UNLV. He then completed his dental education at the School of Dental Medicine at UNLV graduating Valedictorian of his class with Magna Cum Laude Honors. Following completion of his dental school education, he completed an additional 2 years of extensive training in pediatric dentistry and the treatment of patients with special health care needs at the world-renowned Children’s Hospital Colorado. Dr. Osafi treats all children from birth to adolescent ages and specializes in the treatment of those with severe dental anxiety and special health care needs. He has contributed immensely to the field of research in pediatric dentistry and community outreach and has served in organizations to provide dental care to children and their families in areas with poor access to care. Dr. Osafi is also an in-patient surgical provider at Seattle Children’s Hospital where he treats medically complex patients. On his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors; hiking, swimming and exploring the beautiful nature of the Pacific Northwest.
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DR. ANNIKKA FROSTAD-THOMAS

Board-certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Annikka was born in Alaska and grew up in Sammamish, WA. She is passionate about helping children maintain a healthy, beautiful smile from birth to adolescence. Dr. Annikka will work with you to develop a comprehensive prevention and treatment plan that fits your child’s needs. Her goal is for your child to feel comfortable and happy while receiving exceptional care.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology with a focus on community health and health disparities from Stanford University. She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, graduating with high honors. She completed an additional 2 years of extensive training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Florida and Shands Hospital, treating patients in-office, under sedation, and in the operating room.

Dr. Annikka is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, and a recipient of a prestigious Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award, scoring in the top 3% of all candidates who took the ABPD written board examination. 

When she is not practicing pediatric dentistry, Dr. Annikka enjoys traveling with her family, playing video games, wake surfing, and weightlifting. She loves animals and has one cat, named Korin.

We are delighted to have Dr. Annikka as part of the HKD team.

 

At Hello Kids Dentistry, we are proud to provide the safest, most comfortable, kid-friendly & fun environment for kids to receive dental care. We have invested in state-of-the-art dental technologies to improve the comfort and precision of your children’s care. We also provide play area, games, books, toys, and TVs for entertainment! Come tour our practice and see why many parents are choosing Hello Kids Dentistry for their children's dental care.

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